Banana Doughnuts: Mid-Century Recipe Test

Banana Doughnuts: Mid-Century Recipe Test

This week we have a fun Mid-Century Menu for you! We are cooking out of Better Living Thru Good Cooking with Prudential Wares, published in 1953. For those of you who are in the dark about Prudential Wares (like I was), it was a cookware company that made mostly pots...
Deluxe Hot Chicken Salad

Deluxe Hot Chicken Salad

What can I say?  Sometimes the Mid-Century Menu is just good, clean fun. Well, most of the time it’s not good or clean (teats!). But heck, it’s always fun. This week we get to have good AND clean fun, because nothing in this week’s Menu even remotely looks like a...
The Best And Worst of 2009

The Best And Worst of 2009

Ah!  So many choices!  With over 40 Mid-Century Menus to choose from, Tom and I had a tough time deciding what was the best and worst of this year.  We couldn’t really come up with an overall best or an overall worst, so we came up with a couple of categories ...
Squirt Chicken Barbecue

Squirt Chicken Barbecue

Welcome to this week’s Mid-Century Menu! For those of you who don’t know, this is my favorite feature on the blog, the one where I get to cook weird things out of vintage cookbooks and feed them to my husband for dinner. Delicious. In any case, this...